According to Chinese Journal Citation Report Chinese Information Institute of science and technology '(2012 edition core version)' data release, 'Journal of Jilin University (Earth Science Edition)' 2011 Annual core impact factor was 0.966, ranking the eighth disciplines, from the mean rate of 0.37. Influence factor for 2010 of 0.801, nineteenth from the subject, both rate is -0.05. In Earth Science 36 journal rankings in 11 place, ahead of time, the first to enter the top 10. The core of the cited frequency of 1666, eighth from 0.47 subject, both rate; comprehensive evaluation score of 47.6, ranking ninth. In addition, subject impact index rose from 0.56 in 2011 to 0.78 in 2012, the discipline influence significantly improve.
Core impact factor is the evaluation index of journals of international, usually the journal impact factor bigger, academic influence and function of it is. The core of the cited frequency refers to the total number of all the papers published in the journal since its founding were cited in the statistics of year, it can display the journal is used and the degree of attention as well as in science communication in the role and status.